A Polish deputy foreign minister has said the risk of a Russian attack on Moldova is unlikely, although it cannot be ruled out.
About 2,000 troops from the Visegrad countries as well as those from the US and the UK are taking part in the Puma-22 military exercise starting in Nowa Dęba, southeastern Poland, on Friday.
The Polish government has called in troops to help clean up River Odra following a pollution spill that has killed thousands of fish.
A majority of Poles believe that Polish soldiers should take part in a peacekeeping mission to Ukraine provided that it is organised by Nato, the United Nations or the European Union, shows a recent poll.
A 100-soldier unit of the Canadian armed forces will relocate to Poland to aid Ukrainian war refugees, the Canadian defence minister said on Thursday.
Poland’s planned Central Transportation Hub (CPK) will also have a military role as it could facilitate the quick transfer and deployment of troops in an emergency, a deputy infrastructure minister has said.
Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, signed into law on Friday a defence bill that will increase the size of the Polish army to 300,000.
A decision on whether to permanently station Nato troops in Poland is a matter for the North Atlantic Alliance, US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday.
Poland's Nato ambassador told Polish Radio on Wednesday that there are no evident signs of de-escalation in the Ukraine crisis.
The first of 350 British marines have flown into to Poland to bolster Nato’s eastern flank amid tensions over a Russian military build-up around Ukraine.